Global Patent Index - EP 0858646 B1

EP 0858646 B1 2000-08-30 - WORKSTATION COMPRISING A BRAILLE READING LINE

Title (en)

WORKSTATION COMPRISING A BRAILLE READING LINE

Title (de)

COMPUTERTERMINAL MIT EINER BRAILLE-LESEZEILE

Title (fr)

STATION DE TRAVAIL COMPRENANT UNE LIGNE DE LECTURE EN BRAILLE

Publication

EP 0858646 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96933662 A

Priority

  • NL 9600412 W
  • NL 1001493 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9715909A1] A workstation comprising a keyboard for inputting data, a braille reading line having a number of braille cells located side by side, and a first switch device comprising a number of switch elements located side by side, wherein the first switch device is arranged in or parallel to the braille reading line, and wherein the workstation further comprises a second switch device comprising a number of switch elements located side by side, wherein the second switch device is arranged in or parallel to the braille reading line, so that the first and the second switch device can each be operated by a visually handicapped person without the orientation of the hand relative to a braille cell of the braille reading line being lost.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G09B 21/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 3/02 (2006.01); G09B 21/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G09B 21/007 (2013.01); G09B 21/001 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9715909 A1 19970501; AT 196030 T 20000915; AU 703269 B2 19990325; AU 7229796 A 19970515; CA 2235842 A1 19970501; CA 2235842 C 20020820; DE 69610112 D1 20001005; DE 69610112 T2 20010503; DK 0858646 T3 20001211; EP 0858646 A1 19980819; EP 0858646 B1 20000830; ES 2152042 T3 20010116; GR 3034541 T3 20010131; JP H11513832 A 19991124; NL 1001493 C2 19970425; PT 858646 E 20001229; US 6163280 A 20001219

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